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Billy Walker – Cross the Brazos at Waco
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On the Chisolm Trail it was midnight
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Carmella was strong on his mind
Because of the life he had chosen
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Carmella had left him behind

Too long he had been El Bandito
C7 F
Carmella had left him alone
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But today someone brought a message
G7 C
She had been seen in old San Antone

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Cross the Brazos at Waco
Ride hard and I'll make it by dawn
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Cross the Brazos at Waco
G7 C
I'm safe when I reach San Antone
G7 C
Tag: I'm safe when I reach San Antone

He glanced back over his shoulder
G7
The posse was nowhere in sight
He'd sent for Carmella to meet him
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On the banks of the Brazos tonight

She was waiting and he kept the promise
C7 F
He'd made such a long time ago
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As he dropped the guns that she hated
G7 C
In the muddy Brazos below

Repeat #3

Then the night came alive with gunfire
G7
He knew that at last he'd been found
As the Rangers badge shone brightly
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El Bandito lay on the ground

Carmella knew he was dying
C7 F
That all of her dreams were in vain
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As she kissed his lips for the last time
G7 C
She heard him whisper again

Repeat #3

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